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Pacers vs Nets Betting Matchup Report

New Jersey NetsIndiana Pacers
Feb 16, 7:00 PM | Conseco Fieldhouse

New Jersey Nets vs Indiana Pacers Odds

8-22TEAM RECORD17-12

The visiting Nets hope to send their backers to the pay window on Thursday as they look to cover the spread at Conseco Fieldhouse against the Pacers.

The Pacers bring a 17-12 record (13-16 ATS) to the battle against the 8-22 Nets, who are 12-18 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Indiana go 13-16 so far and the Nets go 18-12.

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Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new Power Rankings at Odds Shark, it's the No. 6-rated Pacers and the No. 27-rated Nets in this matchup. Predictive computer formulas point to a 96-87 win for the Pacers on Thursday.

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How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Indiana's No. 7-rated squad against New Jersey's No. 30-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Indiana rates No. 23 in the league with 5.5 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 2 with 8.9 per outing.

Defensively, the Nets feature the league's No. 24-rated defense on the road, allowing 99.9 points per game. Indiana, meanwhile, comes in at No. 19 in the league in scoring at home.

The Nets were a 105-100 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Grizzlies. They failed to cover the 3-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (205) made winners of OVER bettors. New Jersey got 26 points and 11 assists from Deron Williams in a losing cause in a 105-100 loss to Memphis on Wednesday at Prudential Center.

Last time out for Indiana, they were a 98-87 loser as they battled the Cavaliers on the road. The Pacers failed to cover in the match as a 1.5-point favorite, while 185 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Indiana suffered a 98-87 loss against Cleveland on Wednesday, getting 18 points from Darren Collison in a losing effort at Quicken Loans Arena.

New Jersey Nets Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 2-8
Before playing Chicago are 4-6
After playing Memphis are 3-7
After a loss are 3-7

Indiana Pacers Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Charlotte are 3-7
After playing Cleveland are 4-6
After a loss are 6-4

A few Nets at Pacers trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 12 of New Jersey's last 14 games when playing on the road against Indiana
The total has gone OVER in 6 of New Jersey's last 7 games when playing Indiana
The total has gone OVER in 4 of New Jersey's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 8 of New Jersey's last 11 games on the road
Indiana is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing New Jersey
Indiana is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing at home against New Jersey
The total has gone OVER in 12 of Indiana's last 14 games when playing at home against New Jersey
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Indiana's last 7 games when playing New Jersey

Next up:
New Jersey at Chicago, Saturday, February 18
Indiana home to Charlotte, Sunday, February 19

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